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It was a nomadic existence considered almost normal when the world you grow up in and know includes a football coach. Save for the lucky ones that can last in one place for a while, most bounce from school to school to school or pro team to pro team, and the family is along for the often bumpy ride. Jack Harbaugh knew that. The father of Jim and John (and Joanie, who married college basketball coach Tom Crean), coached for 43 years at five high schools and nine colleges. So it was that a mantra developed as the family traveled from one job to another. From the driver's seat, Jack would shout, "Who has it better than us?" The kids would respond and yell, "Nobody!" Frequent change; not being afraid to change was what they knew. Adjusting on the fly was commonplace. As Jack said of his wife Jackie, "She did all the heavy lifting. In our career, a 43-year coaching career, we moved 17 times and she was the one that sold the house, bought the house, en...
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In advance of the much-hyped Harbowl (or “Super Browl”, if you will), Reddit brings us this absolute gem from the Harbaugh brothers’ childhood.
Check out young John and Jim decked out in their Baskin Robbins little league unis, with the elder John towering over the befuddled looking Jim:
And after some incredible interweb sleuthing, we uncovered a few more classic...
John and Jim Harbaugh have received plenty of attention as opposing head coaches in the Super Bowl.
At their joint news conference Friday, someone asked the brothers if they could work together if either should be forced out of their current post.
John Harbaugh, coach of the Baltimore Ravens, said, ''There's no question about it.'' He said the brothers discussed...
You cannot consume sports media this week without hearing about two brothers facing off for the first time ever in the Super Bowl. Many analysts want to make a big deal about how their relationship will affect the Harbaugh Bowl (HarBowl), but only Cosby Sweaters will literally make a story out of this. Our ‘analysis’ dives deep in to the rivalry between these two brothers going...
It’s been reported that over $1 billion dollars is bet on the Super Bowl, including millions on simply prop bets.
They are very entertaining and can range from mildly ridiculous to very ridiculous. Here just a few of them, and, if I were a betting man, which way I would lean. (Odds courtesy of hogshaven.com.)
Will any player get a penalty for excessive celebration in the game...
After one of the most memorable regular seasons in recent memory, the 49ers have finally made it to the Super Bowl for the first time since 1995.John Harbaugh has only been the head honcho in San Francisco for two seasons, but he's already made back-to-back NFC Championship appearances, and is heading to his first Super Bowl this Sunday.Harbaugh was lucky to be surrounded by...
Jack and Jackie Harbaugh are spending Super Bowl week celebrating the good fortune of having two sons at the pinnacle of pro football.
Once the Super Bowl between John Harbaugh's Baltimore Ravens and Jim Harbaugh's San Francisco 49ers has ended this Sunday night, the parents know their first priority will be expressing sympathy to the coach who didn't get to hoist the...
NEW ORLEANS - Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh doesn't believe the report that Ray Lewis used a deer antler spray containing the banned substance IGF-1 to aid in his recovery from a torn triceps during the regular season. "He kind of laughed about it and told me there's nothing to it," Harbaugh said.Harbaugh is taking Lewis at his word after a brief discussion...
NEW ORLEANS -- John Harbaugh and his younger brother Jim shared a bedroom growing up, but they can't split the Lombardi Trophy. One will experience the elation of winning Super Bowl XLVII, the other deflated by defeat. "In any game, that's always something you think about. Jim has pointed this out before, it's not really about how we're going to feel,"...
Super Bowl XLVII is closing in and there’s plenty to talk about. John Harbaugh, Baltimore Ravens head coach and Jim Harbaugh, San Francisco head coach, are squaring off in the biggest sibling rivalry match in the NFL since the Manning brothers played each other during the 2010 regular season. John and Jim Harbaugh are barely [...]
Not much setting up needed for this one. World Wide Interweb has tracked down and compiled some photos of San Francisco 49ers players (and their head coach, Jim Harbaugh) and Baltimore Ravens players (and their coach, John Harbaugh) as they were when they were much, much younger, long before these men were preparing to play in all likelihood the biggest game of their lives on the...
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist John Harbaugh had just finished answering the masked man in front of him when a caped crusader from a children's network swooped in to ask how he really felt about his brother.
''I think that's a very provocative question from Nickelodeon,'' the Ravens coach said, not bothering to hide a smile. &...
John Harbaugh said at the Super Bowl on Thursday that he hopes folks find it in their hearts to vote Art Modell into the Pro Football Hall of Fame during Saturday mornings vote.
Dont expect many hearts in Cleveland to feel that way.
And if Modells name is announced Saturday night, dont expect many hearts to accept it with a shrug, or without angry protest.
Feelings in Cleveland...
Ravens coach John Harbaugh says star linebacker Ray Lewis
assured him ''there's nothing to'' a magazine report linking him to
a company that makes deer-antler spray containing a banned
The Ravens and 49ers will play in Super Bowl XLVII but they are two completely different football teams
The last name of their head coach, Harbaugh. That is where the similarities stop for the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers. The two teams who will play against each other in Super Bowl XLVII have very little in common from the top down. San Francisco has a history with the...
Super Bowl fever is in full force and rightfully so as this years matchup most likely will be the most gambled single sporting event of all time. Although, I can say I am a bit worn out and emotionally perplexed after religiously betting NFL games week to week, my spirit is picking up and I am ready for one more run; hopefully I end the season on a high note. After doing some minor...